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Old 07-17-2011, 07:28 PM
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So you have never been beaten by a chev.

Christ you are even more full of s##t than I thought.
what ,getting under your skin there gav, i never said i cant be beaten just never have been to date by a street regoed ls chev

i stand by all my statements, i dont make buls##t remarks which you have to do to justify your choice of engine

you obviously dont like being taken to task, most holden blokes dont, they are too busy believing there own buls##t.

my offer still stands, put your natuarlly aspirated ls down the strip with it all tuned and cammed up and show us your time slip, thats when the bulls##t stops
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Time to bring your car to Nats tommy. You can go in granny shift class with Gav - winner gets a years subscription to Cosmopolitan and a bikini wax.
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Lol,

Wine is for ladies! I will stick to spirits.

Now let's talk about relaibility of modified Ford engines. Keen to hear from Ash and Woz....


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OH Andrew, dear poor andrew,

please engage brain before putting mouth into gear, is''nt that what they teach you university types.
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OH Andrew, dear poor andrew,

please engage brain before putting mouth into gear, is''nt that what they teach you university types.
"University type"

Is anyone outside of QLD that completed more then grade 5 a "university type"?

Why wasnt there a big go like this on the last LS engine rebuild thread - Oh thats right - there never has been a LS engine rebuild thread.
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Old 07-17-2011, 08:49 PM
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Is anyone outside of QLD that completed more then grade 5 a "university type"?

Why wasnt there a big go like this on the last LS engine rebuild thread - Oh thats right - there never has been a LS engine rebuild thread.
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Old 07-17-2011, 08:51 PM
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Come on Tomcat, bring your car down for the Nationals, your closer than I am.

P.s, I will add that I do not intend to do any spanking as my problem is no doubt driver skill, as my car makes more than enough power to turn a decent time.
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what ,getting under your skin there gav, i never said i cant be beaten just never have been to date by a street regoed ls chev

i stand by all my statements, i dont make buls##t remarks which you have to do to justify your choice of engine

you obviously dont like being taken to task, most holden blokes dont, they are too busy believing there own buls##t.

my offer still stands, put your natuarlly aspirated ls down the strip with it all tuned and cammed up and show us your time slip, thats when the bulls##t stops

Nah all good Puss cat, takes more than that to get me going.
Why don't you come down for the Nat's?
I am sure that QLD would love a 'sure thing' to win at the drags?
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Lol,

Wine is for ladies! I will stick to spirits.

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no lets talk about how many of those piston slapping, oil burning, ls engines that holden had to rebuild from virtually new, and tried to cover up, hundreds at least if not more than a thousand, the mackay holden dealers workshop was full of them. and the holden captiva, the most recalled car in australian motoring history, if not the world, quality there son, go better, in yer dreams
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Old 07-17-2011, 09:38 PM
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I think the bulls@@t just stopped.

Not up for a trip south Puss Cat?
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Old 07-17-2011, 10:41 PM
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This engine rebuilding thread sure took a left turn once I admitted I had split a windsor, and MIGHT be going L98.

Very funny .

Poor bloody Geof....keep trying Geof...I'm reading the stuff about your car...it's just got a bit of humour thrown in for good measure.

As far as the Ford engine , or at least a stroker , goes...

I have FINALLY learned the hard way, that if you're going to stroke a 302 windsor to a 347, then you MUST use either a Dart or Sportsman block....

The sideways stresses of the bigger swing of a 347 crank just doesn't play well with a standard block.

This is the second block I've split in two, and both times the lovely internals have escaped any injury....but what a pain in the backside to start again with another block.

Now, I've hijacked this thread....sorry about that....

Back to Geof's build.

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Tomcat,

What sort of times have you been doing?

Some comparisons here:-

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I think the bulls@@t just stopped.

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Great idea - I will check this out.

EDIT: What would you expect for a good/bad result for the gap - top and bottom?

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The bore will always wear the worst right at the top of the stroke where the piston gives a slight rock before it goes back down...when you hone an engine you usually keep honing until youve honed these wear marks out....
By doing this you take more meat out of the top of the bore than the bottom....so when you put your new ring in the bottom of the bore the ring gap will look OK but when you bring it to the top the gap will have probably doubled this cause poor compression and wears the piston ring shoulders because the ring is continuously opening and closing... the oil rings will wear first causing oil usage.....
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Lol,

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Now let's talk about relaibility of modified Ford engines. Keen to hear from Ash and Woz....


Ben
Apples with apples.... an unopened fuel injected 5.0 windsor will run forever.... just possibly like a post VT LS engine.... And just like the LS coming along in 1998 and being a superior standard engine to modify, the Coyote has now graced us with her presence and looks set to take over the title.....

kindling provided.....
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Apples with apples.... an unopened fuel injected 5.0 windsor will run forever.... just possibly like a post VT LS engine.... And just like the LS coming along in 1998 and being a superior standard engine to modify, the Coyote has now graced us with her presence and looks set to take over the title.....

kindling provided.....
Oh forgot to add....

Engine failure was caused by a 16 year old flawed head design. I knew they were suspect but i ran the risk and paid the price because I was too tight to spend the money on new heads when i built my engine...... Aaahhhhhh the painful lessons we learn....
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Those Coyotes are awesome, I just want to see one running in a Cobra before we all get too excited.

I was browsing Just Cars mag last night.
Tell me Ford lovers, why is it Ok for the majority of Ford rods to be fitted with a Chev, yet you guys get all excited about using LS engines in a kit car?

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Old 07-18-2011, 06:28 PM
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cheap wine Ben.

The chevy small block has always had good support from the aftermarket producers compared to the ford Windsor. Cost would have had a lot to do with it.

I am sure every Hotrodder would prefer to fit a Flathead, Hemi or a Y block ford over any SBF or SBC, but a simple cheap option is the 350 chev, TH 350 and a 10 bolt diff. These rods are pretty ho hum in my book.

Before the Billet age, a Windsor alternator bracket was impossible to get however for SBC there were 5 different options.

So like everything these days it comes down to cost.

I always chuckle with the "Bang for Buck" and "dollar per HP" comments surely the descision to build or own a cobra is a bad financial decision in the first place!!!

Love your passion Tomcat, you have to support a team if you want to play.

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Phil,

Point taken. The aftermarket generally supports the winners.

How many Ford manufactured parts are in your engine again....?

Lol,

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There was one but it broke.
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